One of the main duties of National Assn. of Broadcasters president and CEO Gordon Smith is to manage the relationship between stations and policymakers. Rarely does an NAB Show go by without some…
Former FCC chairman Julius Genachowski has joined private equity giant Carlyle Group as a managing director. Genachowski will serve as a partner on its U.S. buyout team, which recently closed a $13…
If President Obama's nominee to chair the FCC, Tom Wheeler, is confirmed, there's a good chance it will only be after he answers a few questions from lawmakers on an issue that's proved vexing to his…
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Zachary Katz, chief of staff to departing FCC chairman Julius Genachowski, will become senior fellow at USC’s Center on Communications and Leadership Policy. Katz’s appointment starts in July, after…
When President Obama officially nominated Tom Wheeler to be the next FCC chairman today, he said that he wanted to “thank the Senate now for what I am sure will be a speedy confirmation process.” The…
President Obama on Wednesday will announce that he is nominating Tom Wheeler, former head of the cable and telecom industry trade associations, as the next chairman of the FCC, a White House official…
Just as he is about to exit, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski is setting up a question that will be left to his successor: Just how should the agency deal with a backlog of indecency complaints.
Exiting FCC chairman Julius Genachowski steers clear of Aereo dispute in Q&A session at NAB. He also defends FCC's role in auctioning broadcast spectrum.
LAS VEGAS — When Julius Genachowski makes his final appearance as FCC chairman before the National Assn. of Broadcasters convention on Wednesday, more than likely he’ll get the same type of reaction…
The speculation over whom President Obama will tap to succeed FCC chairman Julius Genachowski has gone into overdrive since the long-anticipated announcement last month of his departure.
After a Supreme Court challenge of its crackdown on so-called “fleeting expletives,” FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is proposing a shift in policy that would have the agency pursue only “egregious”…